Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival 2012

Posted: June 9, 2012 in New York
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To kick-off the week at the “Welcome to Brooklyn” Show & Prove Super Bowl, we’re tapping into some Philly emcees with Freeway and for Final Day performances Brooklyn emcee KA and returning to the Festival are Detroit’s emcees Clear Soul Forces, both will warm up the stage for Busta.

Freeway at Brooklyn Hip Hop Fest 2012FREEWAY
Whether you know the 1-900-hustler from his distinct voice or the long beard. This North Philly Emcee always delivers the raw, relentlessness we’ve grown to love. From his early days alongside his partners in rhyme, Beanie Sigel and Jay-Z at Roc-A-Fella. Philadelphia Freeway is a veteran in Hip-Hop that knows a thing or two about longevity

KA at Brooklyn Hip Hop 2012KA
With over 20 years of experience as an emcee, Brownsville Brooklyn’s own, Ka, is the epitome of a lyricist. Taking Hip-Hop heads back to the 90’s when music was more about lyrics, this Brooklyn Native Writes, directs, and produces all of his own material. After working with the legendary Wu Tang clan member, Gza, in 2008, on his pro Tools album, Ka followed that up with his most recent album release, Grief Pedigree. Take away the beats, take away the flow and you have the essence of Ka, a lyricist

Clear Soul Forces Brooklyn Hip Hop FestivalClear Soul Forces  

These 4 Detroit Emcees (E-Fav, L.A.Z, Noveliss, and Ilajide) are bringing that Motown Soul back into Hip-Hop. Initially 4 solo artist, this conglomerate of emcees joined forces after a 9 hour rhyme fest in front of lyrical wizard, Royce da 5’9. With the 2010 release of their “The Departure EP” and the follow up debut album “Detroit Revolution”, Red Bull filmed a documentary about the emcees to chronicle their upcoming success. Look out as Clear Soul Forces continues to garner the attention of Hip-Hop heads all over the world

Jasmine Solano at Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival 2012Jasmine Solano   
Jasmine Solano began her career as a radio host on Boston’s WERS 88.9. After winning the Urban Music Award for Best Female Radio Personality she moved to New York City to hone her skills as an MC and DJ. Her success led to a slot as the opening act for Ninjasonik’s international tour. She then served as Wiz Khalifa’s official DJ for 2010’s sold out 60-city nationwide “Deal or No Deal” tour. Whether trading bars with Yelawolf on tracks like “One on One” or throwing the monthly Electric Punanny party, Jasmine Solano has proven she is force to reckoned with.

Melo X at Brooklyn Hip Hop Fest 2012Melo-X  
This Brooklyn bred Renaissance man wears many hats. As a DJ, producer, artist, writer, and photographer MeLo-X seeks to explore the depths of his creativity by rejecting the confines of genres. He is known for incorporating Hip-Hop, soul, house, electronic and old school reggae into his music. His most recent musical endeavor, FEWTURE, was released earlier this year on Galax Recordings, a record label he co-founded. His talent has been on display at his DJ sets around New York and internationally

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